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A Pakistani anti-graft court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter for allegations linked to ownership of posh London flats.
NAB corruption probe: Nawaz Sharif likely to be indicted today despite absence in court, say sources
The court may indict the Sharif family in the London properties reference today even though Nawaz Sharif and the lead defence counsel Khawaja Haris Ahmed are both out of the country.
The NAB team is expected to seek answers from UK authorities and also record statements of some important witnesses before filing legal charges against Sharif and his family.
As the court was about to begin the proceedings, lawyers started protesting against security arrangements which had "restricted their movement in the court.
A senior leader of the ruling PML-N said that Sharif will skip the hearing today as he has not returned from London where he is busy looking after his wife Kulsoom.
Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif is set to be indicted tomorrow by an anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers scandal that could land him in jail.
A court in Pakistan today rejected a petition by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Muhammad Safdar to delay his indictment in the Panama Papers corruption case.
Sharif had to step down as prime minister and president of the ruling PML-N party after he was disqualified by the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers scandal.
Maryam Nawaz and her husband were arrested on arrival in Pakistan as the court had issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against him.
Sharif left his Jati Umra residence this morning amid high security and reached the Lahore airport to catch a PIA flight for London to be with his ailing wife Kulsoom.
Sharif told his supporters that the real verdict came from the constituents of NA-120 Lahore, the seat recently won by his ailing wife, Kulsoom Nawaz.
The petition aid Sharif has not accepted the apex court's verdict and has been "passing remarks against the judges and the judicial system."
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been re-elected as president of the country's ruling party, the Pakistan Muslim League, despite the scandal surrounding his dismissal from office.
The Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will challenge the Elections Bill 2017 in the Supreme Court on grounds that it allows deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif to take charge of PML-N.
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has ratified the Elections Bill 2017 and paved the way for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to become Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president.